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by Murphy (Owen) Productions
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eye 30,284
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Employee orientation film for telephone company workers explaining structure and corporate values of the Bell System. With excellent footage of communications workers and everyday life, in Technicolor.
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Topics: Communication: Telephone, Occupations: General, Occupations: Electronics
Drive-In Movie Ads
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eye 1,652
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runs only a few seconds. suggestion; insert clip anywhere within a group of trailers when creating drive-in dvd
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Topics: drive-in, clip, starting sunday
Feature Films
by First Motion Picture Unit of the U.S. Army Air Corps
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eye 184,682
favorite 50
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This film is a war documentary produced by one of the "Hollywood Colonels," William Wyler, who joined the Air Force Film unit and recorded the sights and sounds of the last mission of a B-17 bomber known as the Memphis Belle, named after the girlfriend of the pilot. A narrator told the story of the 10 crewmen as examples of simple average American boys doing a tough job. The men and plane were filmed during the bombing raid on the submarine plens in Wilhelmshafen, Germany, "just...
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Topics: WWII, war, documentary, b17
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by Universal-International
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eye 4,517
favorite 18
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Produced to garner support for the 1956 Federal Aid-Highway Act, the law that enabled the Interstate Highway system. After a small town learns that it is to be bypassed by a new freeway, highway officials and politicians help to convince residents that the freeway is actually in their interest. The film ends as it began, at the ribbon-cutting ceremony for the new stretch of highway.
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Topics: Infrastructure: Roads and highways, Car culture: General
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by Caravel Films, Inc.
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eye 4,480
favorite 9
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Panoramic exploration of cans and canning in the United States, with excellent imagery of mass production and agribusiness.
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Topics: Agriculture: Food industry, Agriculture: Farms and farming, Agriculture: Food industry: Canning
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by Vision Associates
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favorite 149
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Loving tribute to America's favorite stimulant.
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Topic: Coffee
Classic TV Commercials
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Five product ads, a network promo, and a PSA. All of these ran during the 1965-1966 season of ABC's "Honey West". Sponsors: Hunt's Catsup, Wesson oil, Maybelline (remember "Mabelline eyes"?), and Wilkinson razor blades. Promo for "The FBI" series features Efrem Zimbalist Jr. as "Lou Erskine" (TV's first hero with a Jewish name) and glimpses of guest villains Robert Duvall and Ted Knight. The ads are all in black & white but this promo boasts an...
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Topics: tv, television, advertising, 1960s, promos, ads, classic, vintage
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by William J. Ganz Company
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eye 7,223
favorite 12
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Title card: This film was made possible by the cooperation of: The A&P Coffee Division and the Great Atlantic and Pacific Tea Company
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Topics: Motion Pictures: Sponsored, Consumerism, Agriculture: Food Industry, Beverage Industry, Coffee
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by Niles (Fred) Communications Centers, Inc.
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eye 31,300
favorite 46
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How to be an effective supermarket checker.
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Topics: Consumerism, Agriculture: Food industry, Occupations: Retail
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eye 2,484
favorite 1
comment 3
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eye 4,381
favorite 5
comment 3
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by U.S. Department of Agriculture
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eye 12,551
favorite 33
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Presents today's supermarkets as the showplaces of agriculture; discusses methods of improvement in the growing, handling, processing, and shipping of food products.
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Topics: Agriculture: Food industry, Consumerism
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eye 3,249
favorite 4
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eye 19,972
favorite 16
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eye 16,273
favorite 3
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by Handy (Jam) Organization
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eye 26,040
favorite 66
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How professional models (and new automobiles) are photographed.
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Topics: Gender roles, Automobiles: Advertising, Media: Photography